Menus

Our finger and fork buffet menus are designed for day delegates. 

Additional prices may apply if you would like to choose from these menus for an evening event.

Canapés
Four items: £8.90 per person
Six items: £13.50 per person
Eight items: £17.80 per person
 
  • Chicken liver parfait on brioche and a bacon crumb
  • Caprese salad in a cherry tomato with tomato mousse and buffalo mozzarella (v)
  • Goat’s cheesecake with fig, prosciutto and plum chutney
  • Thai prawn blini with wasabi purée
  • Coronation chicken macaron
  • Savoury choux bun filled with mushroom fricassee and enoki mushrooms (v)
  • Feta and olive muffin with pesto cream cheese (v)
  • Ribeye steak taco with guacamole and red pepper purée
  • Smoked salmon and dill cream cheese tartlet
  • Cucumber with chilli crab
  • Prawn cocktail shots
  • Mixed bean and black rice quinoa cups (v)
Light lunch
From £9.00 per person
  • Selection of sandwiches, including vegetarian fillings
  • Heritage home baked chips
  • Fruit
Fork buffets
From £20.00 per person
 
We now have a menu selector to choose from to create your own perfect buffet. We would be happy to send this to you
Finger buffet sample menu
From £14.95 per person 

Healthy and Wholesome
  • Wholemeal open sandwiches and wraps
  • Thai fish cakes with oriental salad
  • Lemon grass and sweet chilli prawns (gf)
  • Fennel, orange and quinoa salad pots (vg) (gf)
  • Tandoori chicken pieces (gf)
  • Vegan BBQ black bean bites (vg) (gf)
  • Baked heritage new potatoes (v) (gf)
  • Fruit Basket
 

Sandwich fillings

  • Cucumber and cream cheese (v)
  • Sundried tomato and halloumi (v)
  • Harissa tofu (vg)
  • Lemon pepper chicken
  • Onion bhaji and tahini (vg)
  • Hummus, red pepper and spinach (vg)

Please inform the Life Meetings and Events sales team of any food allergies or intolerances before your event.

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"Many thanks to you and the team for being such welcoming hosts at Life this week. Julie and Sophie could not have done more for us, and all with a smile, which we very much appreciate. It was a pleasure to work with you and your team."

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Capacity of our rooms

  Theatre Cabaret Classroom Boardroom U-Shape Dinner
Scotswood Suite 380 180 160 100 100 240
Grainger Suite 180 96 70 60 60 120
Marlborough Suite 140 64 60 60 60 100
Blaydon/Gibbs (combined) 45 24 25 24 20 40
Blaydon Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Gibbs Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Ridley Suite 20 0 0 15 0 12
McClintock Suite 45 24 24 24 20 30
Darwin Suite 80 48 36 36 30 60
Jenner Suite 20 0 0 12 0 12
Mezzanine 0 0 0 0 0 150